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Dec 04, 2018
U of Arizona is sued over alleged discrimination against female faculty members in pay and promotions. This suit follows one by female deans.

Surveys

Sept. 24, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2018 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors, conducted with Gallup, examines the views of top admissions administrators on a wide range of topics. A copy of the survey can be found here.

Inside Higher Ed also conducted a survey of high school counselors with Hanover Research. A copy of that report can be downloaded here.

On Thursday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the surveys. Sign up here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by support from Salesforce, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, and the Educational Testing Service.

Booklets

"Graduate and Professional Education: An Ever-Changing Environment" is the latest free compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed.

A copy of the print-on-demand booklet can be downloaded here.

Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast on the themes of the compilation on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Register or find out more here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of ETS.

Archive

April 27, 2018

New study finds that ending SAT and ACT requirements results in more applications and more diversity -- without any decline in graduation rates.

March 14, 2018

Study says students rate male instructors more highly than women even when they're teaching identical courses.

February 23, 2018

Some school districts have threatened to suspend students who join protests for tougher gun laws. Admissions leaders at MIT and elsewhere tell applicants such suspensions won't be held against them.

January 24, 2018

U of Rochester Faculty Senate considers a motion to censure T. Florian Jaeger, even though the university cleared him of sexual harassment.

January 19, 2018

New study says economics textbooks underrepresent women in both real-life and imagined examples -- and that fixing that could help attract more women to the field.

January 12, 2018

President resigns; report says accused professor was unprofessional and inappropriate but didn't break the law or university rules; many students and faculty members remain angry. Accused professor responds.

January 11, 2018

A professor shares her experience of harassment and sees support as well as backlash, enabled in part by a controversial anonymous online forum for political scientists.

January 10, 2018

Study finds female professors experience more work demands and special favor requests, particularly from academically "entitled" students.

January 10, 2018

Requests for information sent to NACAC and to institutions with professionals who were involved in drafting its new code of ethics.

December 19, 2017

Study finds that men speak twice as often as women do at colloquiums, a difference that can't be explained away by rank, speaker pool composition or women's interest in giving talks.

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